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Letter to the Editor: Cricket Field?

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Dear Editor: I have been fortunate to live in Parsippany for over 30 years. As we all know, Parsippany has a large, taxpaying, South Asian population that has added to the cultural diversity of our township. For many years our township’s South Asian community members...

Letter to the editor: I support Will Felegi for Freeholder

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Dear Editor, Will Felegi has the qualities of being a critical thinker, and a compassionate and realistic individual. When I first met Will, I was impressed by his straight forward and articulate manner. As a teacher of special needs, he values people’s differences. He understands that not...

Parsippany Police off-duty wages are being withheld illegally

Dear Editor, The Township of Parsippany has been withholding off-duty pay to all 87 Police Officers. Pay for off-duty hours worked has now been held and is continuing to be held since the pay period of November 8, 2013, right before the holidays. All off-duty work...

Letter to editor: The ACLU response to Petaccia Freedom of Speech denial

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Dear Editor, At the April 9, 2013 Parsippany Troy-Hills council meeting during the public session I was denied my right of freedom of speech. I was addressing questions to Mayor Barberio and Council President Brian Stanton and was repeatedly interrupted by township attorney John Inglesino who refused...

Letter to the editor: Who is backing Jamie Barberio financially?

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Dear Editor: As a resident of Parsippany I ask myself. “Can a little person like me beat the high powered political well financed machine that the Barberio campaign is paying for? Can a man like Jonathan Nelson a candidate with limited resources win against big...

Letter to the editor: Council to vote on Plastic Bag ban

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Dear Editor: I will keep this short and to the point. There is a very important meeting coming up with the Town Council on Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Parsippany Municipal Building, 1001 Parsippany Boulevard. It is the the meeting where the vote to...

Letter to the editor: Mt. Lakes allowing Hotels and Motels in Business District

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Dear Editor: Hello. I just received a letter from Mountain lakes, Please see attached, about a LARGE construction Project. This is the first I have heard about it yet I live less then 100 yards away. Monday the 10th that’s right tomorrow they plan on...

Letter to the Editor: I support Cori Menkin Herbig

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Dear Editor: I’m happy that Cori Menkin Herbig is my neighbor, and I will be proud to see her become a member of our Township Council. One of my main memories of Cori is as the leader, just last year, of a town-wide effort to...

Letter to the editor: Cleaning Up Parsippany

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Dear Editor: Parsippany should ask Mayor Michael Soriano when will he start caring about our environment and the image of our township projects to visitors.  For far too long, Mayor Soriano has allowed trash to run rampant on the streets making the pride people once...

Letter to the Editor: It Has to be in Someone’s Backyard

Dear Editor: You may be thinking, "Hey, Parsippany is a big town! I don't care if 26.6 acres of woods are knocked down to put in a Whole Foods, a big box retailer, 65 three-story townhouses, a strip mall and 1,100 parking spaces. After all,...

Letter to the editor: Spectre of RD Back in Parsippany

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Dear Editor: We have demonstrated and brought to light the truth and value of the Waterview Property in its long-term value as a “natural resource asset” in our aquifer recharge, water quality and prevention of further flood conditions. Destroying this beautiful American Landscape makes no...

Letter to the editor: Déjà vu all over again in Parsippany

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Dear Editor: Back to business on December 27, 2017 4:30 PM: Council President Louie Valori called for a special meeting regarding the Hold-over status of Township Attorney John Inglesino. On November 7, 2017, the voters of Parsippany voted out Mayor Barbiero because of Township Attorney John...

Letter to the Editor: Does the “Big Lie” Matter in Your Hometown

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Dear Editor: Sometime in 2005, I was attending a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser at St. Christopher’s church. Since it was a well-attended event it was not surprising to see politicians campaigning casually among the attendees given it was also an election year. Among them was Mike...

Letter to the editor: Barberio does it again

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Dear Editor, Mayor Barberio has done it again. If you are not aware Mayor Barberio has forbidden all department heads from speaking with Councilman Jonathan Nelson (who is a sitting councilman). He has accused Councilman Nelson of harassing department heads yet he refuses to give...

Letter to the editor: Why Parsippany May Ban Plastic Bags

Dear Editor: Do you care about your kids? Your grandkids? Your health? Clean water? The Jersey Shore? Safe food? Human rights? Your backyard? If you answered “yes” to any of these, you should support a ban on plastic bags in Parsippany. The detrimental effects of plastic...

Letter to the editor: Rodney P. Frelinghuysen thanks voters

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Dear Editor, I am writing to thank the voters of the 11th Congressional District for supporting my re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives and for the honor of being a Member of Congress. We all know families and small businesses that face hardship every day,...

Letter to the editor: I support Frank Neglia

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Dear Editor: People have asked me what they can do to positively change the direction of the current Board of Education. It would be very easy to write paragraphs of negative commentary regarding this BOE, after all many of their decisions on crucial matters have been misguided and...

Letter to the editor: Vote for the Future of Morris Team

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Dear Editor, On Tuesday, June 4 Republican Voters have a critical decision to make.  Do we want to continue to support the incumbents  who raise our taxes and support special interests who finance their campaigns or do we want candidates who will do what is...

Letter to the editor: Morris Habitat for Humanity thanks volunteers

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Dear Editor, Morris Habitat for Humanity would like to thank all of our volunteers for all that they do.  Without their help, we would not be able to build as many homes, reach as many families, or change as many lives. Last year, we recruited and...

Letter to the Editor: Defunding Police Will Bring Devastating Consequences

Dear Editor: Speaking as a former police officer in Parsippany-Troy Hills, the movement toward defunding our local police departments would be disastrous for our local communities and jeopardize all residents’ safety given all the rioting and anarchy that has been playing out for the last...